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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

The main building of Hiroshima's premier museum houses a collection of items salvaged from the aftermath of the atomic bomb. The displays are confronting and personal – ragged clothes, a child's melted lunch box, a …
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Mazda Museum

Mazda is popular for the chance to see the impressive 7km assembly line. English-language tours (90 minutes) are available at 10am weekdays, but it's best to check the website or with the tourist office for the curr…
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Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art

Fans of contemporary art should drop into this modern museum in Hijiyama-kōen, where the exhibits change regularly and may include anything from large-scale installations to video. Outside is a sculpture garden. Che…
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Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

Next to the Shukkei-en garden you'll find this prefectural art museum, with a small collection featuring Salvador Dalí's Dream of Venus and the artwork of Hirayama Ikuo, who was in the city during the atomic bombing…
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Hiroshima Museum of Art

Located in an interesting 1970s building, this museum has a decent collection of minor works by well-known painters including Picasso, Gauguin, Monet and Van Gogh, and Western-style Japanese paintings.